REARING OF EARLY JUVENILES OF SPINY LOBSTER PANULIRUS VERSICOLOR (LATREILLE) WITH NOTES ON LOBSTER FISHERY IN VIZHINJAM AREA


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  • M D Kuthalingam Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
  • G Luther Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
  • S Lazarus Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam

Abstract

Juveinles of the spiny lobster Panulirus versicolor mersuring in carapace
length from 9 mm to 21 mm, collected from the crevices of rocks inside the breakwater
area in theVizhinjam Bay at a depth of about 6 meters were reared in the ;
laboratory glass tanks. The results revealed an increment of growth of 1.82 mm
to 3.58 mm in carapace length with an average at 2.84 mm per month. The lobster
fishery at Vizhinjam area together with prioe index is outlined.

Author Biographies

  • M D Kuthalingam, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
    Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
  • G Luther, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
    Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
  • S Lazarus, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam
    Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Centre, Vizhinjam

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REARING OF EARLY JUVENILES OF SPINY LOBSTER PANULIRUS VERSICOLOR (LATREILLE) WITH NOTES ON LOBSTER FISHERY IN VIZHINJAM AREA. (2011). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 27(1 & 2), 17-23. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJF/article/view/11975